Ingenia - Issue 83, June 2020
Time to cheer for industry
Scott Steedman CBE FREng
Net zero - aspiration or reality?
Professor Sir Ian L Boyd FRSE
A vital link in the chain
Since joining BP in 2006, Leigh-Ann Russell FREng has risen up the ranks and now heads up the company’s upstream supply chain.
HOW I GOT HERE - Rosie Goldrick
Following a placement with Engineers Without Borders, structural engineer Rosie Goldrick stayed on in East Africa, where she works as Engineering Director at MASS Design Group, a non-profit Engineering collective.
Making it rain
Clever mechanical engineering has been employed to flood the stage in a production of classic musical Singin’ in the Rain, allowing performers to dance, jump and splash about on stage.
Replacing the batteries
Professor David Greenwood
As more and more electric vehicles are purchased every year and the UK government works towards net zero, researchers are developing battery technology to ensure that it stays efficient.
Responding to a global pandemic
The impact of COVID-19 has been felt around the world. Engineers and engineering businesses across the UK have responded quickly to help address the challenges it has caused.
Engineering researchers are developing robotic systems that are assisting doctors during surgery, helping to make procedures more efficient and reducing the time that patients have to spend in the operating theatre.
Turning the tide
Energy generated by the ocean is not used widely, but projects using wave and tidal energy are aiming to make it a preferred source of renewable power.
HOW DOES THAT WORK - Induction hobs
INNOVATION WATCH - Another brick in the wall
|Editor-in-Chief||Dr Scott Steedman CBE FREng|
|Managing Editor||Gemma Hummerston|
|Publications Officer||Portia Sale|
Ginny Clarke CBE FREng
|Director, Communications and Partnerships||Jo Trigg|
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Arup is a global firm of designers, engineers and business consultants providing a diverse range of professional services to our clients around the world. Sustainability underpins our work and the firm is the creative force behind many of the world’s most innovative and sustainable buildings, transport and civil engineering projects. Established in 1946, Arup has over 12,800 employees based in 89 offices, working across 146 countries on 14,000 projects in any given year. Arup is a wholly independent firm owned in trust on behalf of our staff. With no external shareholders, this independence enables us to shape our own direction with no outside pressure or influence.